Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on
her childhood and early adult experiences. The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird
Maya Angelou – a shortened biography covering her turbulent childhood and
youth. It starts in 1928, when Maya Angelou was born, and ends in 1944, when ...
Maya Angelou is a poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed
memoir I ... Born Marguerite Annie Johnson, Angelou had a difficult childhood.
Maya Angelou—author, poet, playwright, stage and screen performer, and
director—is best known for I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970), the story of
May 28, 2014 ... When she began her career as a nightclub singer, she took the professional
name Maya Angelou, combining her childhood nickname with a ...
Editor's Note: In 2003, associate editor Lucinda Moore traveled to Maya
Angelou's home to interview her about her childhood and life story on the
occasion of ...
Jan 29, 2010 ... Born April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, Renowned poet, educator, historian,
best-selling author, actress, playwright, producer, and director ...
On this day in History, Maya Angelou is born on Apr 04, 1928. ... On this day in
1975, at a time when most Americans use typewriters, childhood friends Bill
May 28, 2014 ... Maya Angelou's story awed millions. A childhood victim of rape, she broke
through silence and shame to tell her tale in one of the most widely ...